The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

Instructional Designer, eLearning Consultant, Feature & Technical Writer. The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. In many current training scenarios, mobile eLearning typically supplements a traditional online or partially online course, or it may completely replace these standard learning delivery options. Leveraging the capability of the mobile platform (e.g.

Top 5 Benefits of Mobile eLearning

eLearning Brothers

The past decade has seen an explosion in mobile technology. We’re rapidly seeing the technological landscape grow and evolve, and the trend is moving further and further into the realm of mobility. At this point, it’s a foregone conclusion that a good eLearning strategy should include mobile learning. Perhaps the greatest advantage of mobile learning is that the learners can conceivably carry their class materials almost anywhere they go.

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The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development


According to a 2012 survey of mobile learners, 99% believed the mobile format and presentation enhanced their learning, and it was found that 45% actually spent less time in training than their (non-mobile trained) peers, with no loss of comprehension. If you’re not getting into the mobile game with your training and eLearning initiatives, you’re falling behind. Tools for Web-Based eLearning Apps. Tools for Native eLearning Apps.

Adapt a Mobile eLearning App to your training programs and increase the engagement of your students


In the educational field, Mobile eLearning has revolutionized the way people learn online. That’s why, with the arrival of the new generation of smartphones, acquiring new skills online through a mobile device is a reality. Similarly, a platform that involves mobile eLearning among its possibilities should ensure users to get reliability, security, compatibility, and agility. A Mobile eLearning solution like Paradiso LMS app will provide a tool.

5 Tips for Improving Responsive Design in Mobile eLearning


Mobile device usage is on the rise. people now spend more time on their mobile devices than they do on their desktops. Now more than ever, mobile learning has become a critical consideration in the design and development of learning solutions. But how do you create a course that’s effective , aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly across multiple devices and platforms? Here are five tips for improving responsive design in mobile eLearning: .

Classroom In A Pocket? Creating A Mobile eLearning Environment

Dan Keckan

Over the last fifteen years, education has gone from paper to platform and app-based, with students and teachers learning together in remarkable new ways. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Mobile Learning eLearning Challenges Mobile Learning Design Mobile Learning TrendsTechnology has transformed modern education.

What is Mobile Learning? (M-Learning)


Such is the power of mobile internet. It wasn’t long, then, that L&D pros realized that offering a learning environment on mobile devices would replicate how their learners consume content outside of work, and increase engagement. As a result, mobile learning , or m-learning, has become an increasingly relevant component of all eLearning programs, and learning management systems in general. Benefits of Mobile Learning in the Workplace.

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The 10 most innovative eLearning platforms

Ed App

Every corporate environment needs a trusted online learning platform. Even better if it’s a mobile learning platform. To help you select the best option for your teams, we’ve outlined the 10 most innovative learning platforms for corporate users that caught our attention.

Detecting Mobile Platforms the Smart Way for Lectora

eLearning Brothers

Lectora has some great features to take learning off the desktop and on the road, such as dynamic templates for mobile layout, but one of the more interesting ways is the ability to check the platform type as a condition for an action. One of the main reasons to use this condition is that mobile devices forbid automatic playing of audio or video. Unfortunately, the platform “iPad” does not cover all mobile devices.

How much does Mobile eLearning cost?


Mobile learning is the next big thing in the LMS/eLearning space. Because mobile learning is, essentially, publishing your eLearning courses as a mobile app (either web-based or native) costs for mobile learning will largely mirror costs for developing a general mobile app. Thus, for example, an eight page enterprise mobile app would take eight weeks. Did I forget any considerations for mobile learning costs?

Making the most of mobile eLearning solutions


Making the most of mobile eLearning solutions. The growing popularity of mobile devices has created additional opportunities for educators to explore new eLearning strategies. However, for content creators and course designers, there are a number of factors they should take into consideration when planning their materials for mobile use. You can't just put your desktop site on mobile. It's not a particularly good mobile experience.".

10 Golden Rules to Optimize Your E-learning Content For Mobile Learning


Instead, we want to examine the proliferation of mobile-first strategies in the wide world of business, how it’s constantly growing as new applications are uncovered (and its full potential is nowhere near being reached). Indeed, applications for mobile devices nowadays go well beyond sending and receiving emails, but instead mobile has changed the way we interact with all digital content, no matter the medium (written, voice, video). Mobile Training: The Rules Change.

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Docebo Launches Major Mobile App Feature Update Borne From Customer Ideas Portal


Docebo’s award winning mobile app now supports course catalogs, in which learners can self-enroll, and deep linking. Despite a healthy learner appetite for mobile platforms that enable these experiences, more than a third of the learner population doesn’t have access to a mobile solution that truly connects with them. Course Catalogs Are Now Included Within The Mobile Experience. Mobile Deep Linking Now Available.

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Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.


But in the past few years it has emerged as a sustainable learning platform. With emerging technologies, mobile learning development is also becoming streamlined and budget-friendly. Keeping at par with the growing popularity of smartphones and mobile devices, users too are inclined to use these devices to do more, and this trend is likely to increase. So the mobile platform itself poses no barriers for adoption of mLearning. How long does it take to go mobile?

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Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary


I will be stating the obvious when I say that there is huge amount of interest in mobile learning across the globe. While the L&D teams and learning solution providers are quickly adapting themselves to these changes, most of have many questions around how to make best use of mobile learning. Majority agreed that just porting of content to mobile devices is not m-learning. Distractions while using mobile devices.

eLBX Online Day 19 – Mobile Development in Lectora

eLearning Brothers

In a mobile-friendly world, eLearning development is becoming increasingly complicated. How can you know what your course will look like on a phone, tablet, and desktop, and how do you ensure your learners have an effective learning experience on every platform? Mobile development in Lectora enables you to design and reposition for each breakpoint view. Mobile Learning.

4 Mobile Lectora Templates for Responsive Course Design

eLearning Brothers

The past couple decades have been revolutionary in regards to technology, and eLearning has surely been along for the ride. As our computers get more and more mobile, exciting possibilities are opened up for computer-based training. These days, you can squeeze in some eLearning just about anywhere and anytime using your favorite mobile device. Trivia is one of our most popular quiz templates across all platforms.

With Paradiso LMS eLearning App your content is available anytime, anywhere even with no internet connection


Mobile eLearning Apps are a content delivery format available from your mobile device. With the eLearning App of Paradiso LMS, your experience with eLearning will be more successful, thanks to the possibilities that offline learning offers. All these contents must be available to be charged in the eLearning App and, likewise, must be previously downloaded to be able to be played in the mobile application. Corporate Education eLearning Platform

Why and How Your Organization Should Incorporate Mobile Learning

eThink Education

However, in order to better meet the evolving needs of the modern learner, a mobile LMS can significantly improve your training programs by making them even more convenient, digestible, and effective. Below are key mobile LMS benefits and how you can implement a mobile learning strategy for your team. Major Mobile LMS Benefits. A mobile learning management system is an LMS that is optimized to work well on a mobile device such as a cell phone or tablet.

Your 2020 L&D Checklist: Top eLearning Considerations for the New Year

eThink Education

The past decade has seen an immense amount of change when it comes to eLearning. Now is the ideal time to review the state of eLearning and trends that will define how you approach L&D in 2020. (Or Current State of eLearning. In the last few year s the L earning and D evelopment (L&D) field adopted eLearning in a big way. These are a few statistics that highlight the current state of eLearning: .

Mobile Learning, aka m-learning: still alive?


Mobile learning. See, back when modern smartphones and tablets were still a new thing (that would be around 2008-2012), mobile learning captured the headlines because it was a new thing too. As mobile learning established itself, it stopped getting as many headlines because journalists like to move on to the next hot thing. Mobile on the rise. All the available stats confirm the rise of mobile computing. Trends in favor of mobile learning, aka m-learning.

Easygenerator 8.3 is Officially Released, Free eLearning Authoring Software is Now Available!


Free eLearning authoring software edition. LMS platforms handle the Launch and Finish of a course in a different way. is Officially Released, Free eLearning Authoring Software is Now Available! Cloud eLearning Authoring Software eLearning Software Scorm TinCan Course developers elearning elearning authoring software Elearning Authoring tools elearning for mobile elearning software Free elearning authoring software Instructional design Instructional designers scorm tincan

SHIFT wins two 2016 Brandon Hall Awards!

SHIFT eLearning

SHIFT by Aura Interactiva, the mobile eLearning development platform has just won two more Brandon Hall Technology Awards, taking Gold in the Gaming and Simulation Technology and Bronze in Content Authoring. SHIFT has won multiple Brandon Hall Awards since 2009 in categories ranging from rapid authoring to rich media authoring, mobile learning, gaming, testing, and evaluation.

Improve the quality of your training programs with an LMS for Banking


The banking sector increasingly tends to adopt eLearning methods and technologies, those have been greatly benefited thanks to the incredible features that an LMS for banking platform can bring for its employees. This platform will help you solve the need to deliver quality training to your employees with consistency, regularity and adaptability, while providing them with the possibility to impart compliance training programs or customer relationship training, among others.


Making Mobile Mayhem

Clark Quinn

On a less formal basis, I want to suggest that another area where we need a little more light and a little less heat (and smoke) is mobile. We’re doing a lot wrong when it comes to mobile. As Jason Haag has aptly put it, elearning courses on a phone (or tablet) is mobile elearning, not mobile learning (aka mlearning). The elearning tools we use are increasingly having mobile output, but it’s too easy to then just output courses.

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#AECT17 Conference Contributions

Clark Quinn

For my own presentation, I shared my efforts to move ‘rapid elearning’ forward. These included five basic principles: mlearning is not just mobile elearning; mlearning is a wide variety of things. recognize that mobile is a platform, not a tactic or an app; once you ‘go mobile’, folks will want more. design games mobileSo, at the recent AECT 2017 conference, I participated in three ways that are worth noting.

The Future of the LMS


To completely accessible without time requirement, electronic, as well as mobile learning platforms. Companies are now starting to realize the interrelations of social media platforms and the ability to carry over some of the training and development to after hours, as well as using public badging as a reward, allowing for employees to proudly display some of their accomplishments externally. Mobile Content. The Future of the LMS – Where Are We Going?

Best Strategies for Implementing Mobile Learning

Designing Digitally

The best way to implement learning through mobile is to leverage its numerous benefits. For that, we need to understand the power of mobile. Let’s go through the key benefits of using a mobile device over traditional computers. Title: A Communication Hub That’s Personal Description: Apart from being an eLearning platform , mobile devices are a communication hub. Unlike desktop computers, mobile devices are truly personal.

Introducing the New Adobe Captivate 2017

eLearning Brothers

Adobe just released the newest version of its popular eLearning authoring tool, Captivate. The new release contains several enhancements and additions that have really enhanced your ability to create high-quality eLearning in a short amount of time. Mobile) eLearning: Integration of Typekit fonts. If you have a Creative Cloud account, you can access Adobe’s Typekit font library and use the fonts in your eLearning projects.

Top Learning Trends for 2020

Roundtable Learning

Some of the top eLearning trends to look forward to in the New Year! As 2019 winds down, and we move into a new decade, it is not only important but also exciting to look forward to what 2020 holds for the eLearning Industry. In this week’s blog post, we are going to take a look at some of the top eLearning trends for 2020. eLearning companies may find that content that allows for user autonomy will be more highly in demand in 2020. More Portable or Mobile eLearning.

How Games Drive Sales Enablement (Webinar)

Knowledge Guru

Today’s sales trainers are pairing games with mobile reinforcement and microlearning to help sales reps be successful. And while many of our customers use the Knowledge Guru platform for sales enablement, it is not always the right type of game-based solution for the learning need. Most sales enablement programs use blended learning to combine games, mobile, eLearning, video, roleplay and in-person coaching.

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Training Goes Mobile in Humanitarian Aid Field


Training Goes Mobile in Humanitarian Aid Field. This is where eLearning solutions come in, offering courses that are increasingly accessible from anywhere and at any time, the polar opposite of scheduled meetings. Modern training technology can even be accessed through mobile devices, meaning professionals don't have to report to an office to gain new knowledge. The power of mobile eLearning is that it addresses and removes every traditional training limitation.".

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Save Time Using Dynamic Text in Lectora - E-Learning Software


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How to Improve Product Knowledge Training


Instead of trying to get them to take the training, you can simply push new content onto your platform. Make it Mobile A significant number of frontline staff work away from desks and computers. Making your training available on mobile devices (like a store iPad, or even staff’s smartphones) lets your frontline can take courses in lulls between customer interactions — or look up information when they need it. Expectations for frontline staff are shifting.

Creating Synchronized Media Events with Lectora Inspire


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2.6 billion reasons for thinking mobile first in elearning

Sponge UK

Do you think mobile first when designing an elearning course? Most learning designers will find out what platforms need to be supported near the start of a project. We’re going to think about why a mobile first, or even mobile only approach could be the best option for your next project. Why consider a mobile only approach? In emerging markets like China, India and Africa the mobile phone is often the primary device used for accessing online content.

Reflections on Adobe eLearning Conference 2017

Adobe Captivate

This was the first time I participated in Adobe eLearning Conference held in Washington D.C. So in that sense I see a great overlap between the eLearning and TechDoc spaces. I enjoyed some wonderful presentations about mobile elearning, principles of sound elearning design, how to use videos properly in elarning, how to design a great learning system in this “attention economy,” etc. Similarly, for me eLearning has a special and very valuable place.